Top 10 awesome shows like Boys from the Blackstuff that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Boys from the Blackstuff and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Philip Saville, Michael Angelis and Bernard Hill . Here goes the list -

  1. Forever Green
  2. Heart of the City
  3. Berkeley Square
  4. Sisters
  5. I'll Fly Away
  6. Any Day Now
  7. The Ginger Tree
  8. A Year in the Life
  9. James at 15
  10. Jake's Progress
  1. Forever Green

    Forever Green

    Jack Boult, a former rally driver, and his second wife Harriet, who used to be a nurse, move from the bustle of London to start a new life in a cottage in the Somerset countryside, together with Jack's children Freddy and Tom. With the help of Lady Patricia Broughall, a local landowner, and Hilly, a girl who lives in a railway carriage in the woods, they become involved in tackling various environmental issues such as badger-baiting and horse-stealing.

    This show, created by David Giles, Pauline Collins and John Alderton, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Heart of the City

    Heart of the City

    Wes Kennedy is a cop who works long hours at night in order to spend the daytime with his two teenage kids Robin and Kevin.

    This show, created by Thomas Carter, Robert Desiderio and Jonathan Ward, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Berkeley Square

    Berkeley Square

    Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.

    This show, created by Martin Hutchings, Victoria Smurfit and Clare Wilkie, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Sisters

    Sisters

    Follows the lives and loves of four close, but very different, sisters of the Reed family living in Winnetka, Illinois.

    This show, created by Kevin Inch, Swoosie Kurtz and Patricia Kalember, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. I'll Fly Away

    I'll Fly Away

    Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil rights cases. Mean- while, Lilly Harper, who cares for his children, is on her own journey of political and personal awareness.

    This show, created by Jack Bender, Sam Waterston and Regina Taylor, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Any Day Now

    Any Day Now

    Mary Elizabeth, an outgoing white girl, and Rene, a shy black girl, become close friends as they grow up in 1960's Alabama. Their friendship comes to an end, however, when Mary Elizabeth (ME) gets pregnant and Rene doesn't support her decision to keep the child and marry her boyfriend. Thirty years later, ME is still living in Alabama with her husband as they struggle to make ends meet. Rene, meanwhile is a successful attorney working in Washington. After the death of her father, Rene decides to move back to her old hometown, where she meets ME again. As the pair resume their old friendship, they reminisce on old times and the events that occurred after splitting up.

    This show, created by Artie Mandelberg, Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. The Ginger Tree

    The Ginger Tree

    In 1903, a young Scotswoman goes to join her diplomat fiancé in Manchuria. She marries him, and finds herself in a war zone. Disenchanted with her husband, she falls in love with a married Japanese nobleman, Count Kentaro Kurihama, and bears him a son. She carves out a life for herself in Japanese society, despite the hardships and ostracism she faces as both a Westerner and a woman.

    This show, created by Anthony Garner, Samantha Bond and Daisuke Ryû, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. A Year in the Life

    A Year in the Life

    Joe Gardner, a child of the Depression, is a successful plastics manufacturer in Seattle, Washington. After his wife dies, his four adult children move back in. Anne, 35 and an ex-hippie, has been divorced twice and returns with her two children, David and Sunny. Lindley, 31, is a sales representative in her father's company and a new mother. Jack, 30, is a drifter "trying to find himself," and Sam, Joe's youngest child, is a preppy who is married to Kay, a free-spirit.

    This show, created by Michael Ray Rhodes, Richard Kiley and Trey Ames, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. James at 15

    James at 15

    James, a daydreamer and photographer, must learn to cope with life as his father moves the family from Oregon to Boston, Massachusetts.

    This show, created by Peter Levin, Lance Kerwin and Linden Chiles, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    Watch Trailer
  10. Jake's Progress

    Jake's Progress

    A couple attempts to deal with big changes in their lives, their son Jake's (Barclay Wright's) increasingly troublesome behavior, and a very worrying palm-reading.

    This show, created by Robin Lefevre, Robert Lindsay and Julie Walters, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

Download Flibo app